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Tucker found guilty of Deepdale murder | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Court

Tucker found guilty of Deepdale murder | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Court

Bermuda

A Warwick man accused of a 2017 fatal shooting was found guilty by a jury this afternoon.Kiari Tucker, 22, was found guilty on charges that he murdered Morlan Steede and used a firearm to commit an indictable offence after 5½ hours of deliberation.Puisne Judge Carlisle Greaves remanded Tucker into custody for sentencing on July 16.The Supreme Court heard Mr Steede, 30, was chased through the Deepdale area of Pembroke at about 9.40pm on November 3, 2017 by a gunman who shot him at lea
The Royal Gazette, 3 days ago

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Maiden flight celebrates 100th anniversary | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Maiden flight celebrates 100th anniversary | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Today is the 100th anniversary of Bermuda’s first aircraft flight.People lined the streets and balconies on the Hamilton waterfront to watch the first aircraft to take flight in Bermuda in 1919.Tom Singfield, the author of Wings Over Bermuda, said the Curtiss N-9H "Jenny" floatplane was on board the freighter SS Elinor, which had served in the First World War as the USS Elinor, when it made an unscheduled trip here because of engine t
The Royal Gazette, 25 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Dowling wins mayor race in St George | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Politics

Dowling wins mayor race in St George | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Politics

Bermuda

George Dowling III is the new mayor of St George after beating former mayor Kenneth Bascome by 363 votes to 129.Meanwhile, Hamilton’s team remains unchanged, with newcomer Michael Branco narrowly falling short of joining the business councillors for the city.There were 492 votes cast out of a total 1,388 eligible voters in St George’s, where the incumbent mayor, Quinell Francis, is stepping down.Philip Seaman and Andrew Roberts stood uncontested for the two business ratepayers’ counc
The Royal Gazette, 37 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Bright skies, smiles for End-to-End | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bright skies, smiles for End-to-End | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Bermuda’s roads are full of cheer today, after Axa End-to-End participants set off across the island a little after sunrise.Thousands turn out each year for the feel-good charity challenge - walking, running, cycling, swimming, rowing and paddleboarding across Bermuda, with many teams adopting colourful themes and costumes.For this, the 32nd annual End-to-End, The Royal Gazette joined Guardians of the Reef volunteers at the Ariel Sands water stop in Devonshire to find out
The Royal Gazette, 43 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Wilson attacks BF&M over premiums increase | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Politics

Wilson attacks BF&M over premiums increase | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Politics

Bermuda

Bermuda’s health minister lashed out this morning at a private health insurance provider which she said had raised its premiums. But the president of BF&M said that premium hikes were in part due to proposed healthcare changes by the Government. Kim Wilson said that she had received a letter from a local business sent from BF&M advising that the company was to increase its insurance rates. She added: "It is unconscionable that BF&M, who recently reported heavy profits, wo
The Royal Gazette, 45 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Jazz legend Hayward honoured by Jamaican hotel | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Jazz legend Hayward honoured by Jamaican hotel | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Jamaica’s iconic Half Moon Hotel will pay tribute to Bermudian musician Lance Hayward by naming its new oceanfront bar and grill "Hayward’s".Sylvia Hayward, Mr Hayward’s daughter, was delighted by the news.She said: "I immediately began to cry. I was really touched because the Half Moon Hotel has always had a lot of respect for my father and his music."He loved Jamaica. When I was 9, my first trip off the island was to go with my mom and spend some time there. He had many, many frien
The Royal Gazette, 48 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Duffy revels in team environment | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Running/Triathlon

Duffy revels in team environment | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Running/Triathlon

Bermuda

Flora Duffy and her Team TriBermuda team-mates, Taylor White and Mustafa Ingham, placed third in the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda sprint relay this morning in Hamilton. The sprint relay was won by the Team Tri-teens trio of Logan Watson-Brown, Alexander Stuart Miller and Ashley Irby in a time of 1hr 5min 27sec, while Team Bermy Boyz (Rhys Pearce, Brian Desmond and Michael Ponte) placed second in 1:08:20 and Team TriBermuda third in 1:09:41. A leg injury prevented Flora Duffy from competing in
The Royal Gazette, 50 days ago

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2019 'Bigs of the Year' to be honoured | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

2019 'Bigs of the Year' to be honoured | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda announced their top two mentors yesterday.Dan Samilski, won Big Brother of the Year and Nicole Walker was given the Big Sister of the Year award.Mr Samilski is mentor to 12-year-old A’niaz Outerbridge and Ms Walker works with Shabrique Henderson, 17.Mr Samilski, who has mentored A’niaz for five years, said: "Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is about fitting the Little into your life rather than moving your life around the Little."I don’t th
The Royal Gazette, 52 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Wolffe takes disabled campaign to next level | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Wolffe takes disabled campaign to next level | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

LaKiesha Wolffe’s goal is "to change Bermuda" for the disabled.Now Ms Wolffe, who lost a leg after a crash six years ago, is ready to launch her consultancy service for the disabled.It came after she won a place last month among eight businesspeople on the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s Enterprise Bermuda incubator programme. She said: "BEDC provided an office, laptops, down to pens and notebooks."The advice is amazing, especially for somebody like myself who is a little
The Royal Gazette, 53 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Transformational Living Centre drive launched | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Transformational Living Centre drive launched | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Backers and volunteers have signed to help with the creation of a shelter for families in need at a disused rest home.Habitat for Humanity Bermuda and the Women’s Resource Centre yesterday announced plans to renovate the former Pembroke Rest Home off Parsons Road.Elaine Butterfield, executive director of the Women’s Resource Centre, said that now was "the paramount time and opportunity" to create the Transformational Living Centre.She added: "While some services are providing for the
The Royal Gazette, 54 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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